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Oct 30, 2013 5:00pm PDT
death of andy lopez, investigators released two key pieces of information about what happened the moments leading up to the teenager's death. ryan takeo with the warning given to 13-year-old andy lopez moments before the shooting. ryan. >> reporter: allen, good evening. these protestors behind me are here yet again to protest what happened just a couple of weeks ago. now, investigators, they released some new information today. it's raising a big question, did the deputy involved identify himself as law enforcement before shooting? it's not clear if deputy eric gelhaus identified himself as a law enforcement officer before he shot and killed 14-year-old andy lopez. an investigator told the "chronicle" the deputy couldn't remember if he told the teen he was a deputy. he said he felt lopez threatened his life after the deputy told him to drop it. the airsoft rifle looks like the real thing. the report also said a witness warned lopez cops were in the airplane and to put the replica gun away. >> it's a tragedy. the death could have been prevented. >> reporter: as a response to th
Oct 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
of a third -- 13-year-old boy from northern california after officer shot and killed him. police say andy lopez was carrying a pellet gun that looks like an ak-47 assault rifle and was wearing a hoodie on tuesday when he confronted them. witnesses told police they heard the deputy's order the boy to put down the gun twice. one sheriff's deputy opened fire when he thought lopez aimed the gun at him. family and friends gathered today to say goodbye to the neutral school student. more than 1000 people showed up, according to local news stations. number of his young supporters also held protests over the weekend to call the officers actions into question. the sheriff's deputy who opened fire on the boy is a 20 year veteran of the santa roa police department. police offered their condolences to his family during a press conference, but gave up physical demonstration. the gun on the left was the big one that lopez was carrying. the one on the right is a real ak-47. the two deputies have been put on administrative leave pending an official investigation. after the government shutdown furloughed
Oct 30, 2013 11:00pm PDT
to andy lopez. he was stunned. >> i don't know where i'm at. i just know that i'm feeling that maybe something could have been done. >> reporter: we are live out here at the growing memorial at moreland. he just told us he plans to file a formal complaint with the sheriff's department against deputy gelhaus. we tried to get ahold of the sheriff's department to get their story. we have not yet heard their viewpoint. and a memorial will be held at 6:30 this evening, hosted by andy's mother. >> also today, deputy gelhaus's attorney told the chronicle that he thought that andy's gun was a real ak-47 and he feared for his life. that's why he opened fire. the attorney also said that gelhaus quote feels for the loss of life. >>> jubilation in boston tonight. fans are celebrating the red sox third world championship in 10 seasons. it's the first time they have clinched at home in 95 years. fans filled the streets after the last out. >> it hasn't happened at fenway park for 95 years! the red sox are world champions! >> very exciting night, boston strong. highlights coming up in sports. >>> o
Oct 31, 2013 4:00pm PDT
andy lopez's mother filed a claim against sonoma county ask sheriff's office. here it s just filed today and of course, this is the first step to a full-fledged lawsuit. >> he feels for the loss of the life. for the loss for the family, for the community. >> but the deputy's lawyer says it doesn't minimize the threat. >> an ak 47 with no markings it was a replica gun pointed in his direction. those weapons, they pierce body armor. they pierce, go right through patrol vehicles. and this is a residential neighborhood. the deputy ordered 1 or 2 times for mr. lopez to drop the gun. >> police are investigating the shooting saying it was only ten seconds before the time he radioed and time he fired shots. protestors say they were shocked. >> i cannot understand how this happened in such a short, short time. ten seconds, and the boy is murdered. he says he fired when the barrel rose towards the deputies. >> so, once the lethal threat was posed and he felt he had no other option but to use a firearm >> lawyers for the family say they will hold a news conference on monday. family members wi
Nov 3, 2013 8:00pm PST
, that they are unaware of. the family of 13-year-old andy lopez will face a civil rights lawsuit against sonoma county tomorrow. lopez is the 13-year-old shot and killed by a deputy, spotted him carrying what looked like an assault rifle. the family claims, deputy eric gillhouse shot lopez without cause. the department didn't properly train deputies in such situations. the county is not commenting. >>> a robbery suspect will be arraigned after an officer- involved shooting. and ronald was charged with attempted robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. nev aros set up craig's list fans. last week, they were shot by police before being arrested. connecticut judge scheduled a hearing on arguments, whether he has authority to release michael skakel. cousin of the kennedys from prison. skakel is awaiting a new trial in the 1925 slaying of neighbor. judge says skakel was not adequately represented in 2002, when he was found guilty of killing skakel with a golf club. >>> they are rejected nsa leaker, snowden of clemency. no officers or offers are being discussed. snowden should return to the u.s. and face c
Oct 31, 2013 6:00am PDT
death of 13-year-old andy lopez. we're learning the deputy who fired the shot says he can't remember if he surfed himself as law enforcement before topping fire. report shows that only about 10 seconds passed between the time deputy confronted lopez and the shooting. in the meantime hundreds took to the streets again chanting "andy." they want justice for the teen's death. last week a deputy mistook his gun and shot him seven times. those marching believe the shooting was unnecessary and they hope to make a change. the fbi is investigating. >> a search continues for a man who wandered away from a facility after that was shut down by the state. his name is ed monday bascom. he is 65. investigators say he walked away from the valley springs manner one day after it shut down. we have video of family members picking up belongings of that facility last night. 14 residents were moved after investigators say they were abandoned by most of the staff where only a janitor and cook were left behind. the janitor tells us he did his best to try to care for the seniors but only worked there for a
Oct 28, 2013 2:00pm EDT
, best known for his work on police misconduct cases including the b.a.r.t. case with oscar grant. andy lopez, there was a huge outcry over the weekend and continues today. sonoma county sheriff says he welcomes the fbi investigation in addition to a separate joint investigation by the santa rosa police department. what would you like to see happen here? >> i think they want to find out what the real facts are. you have a kid walking and wasn't causing any particular harm. there had not been reports of police misconduct of some kind. how was he approached? how did the police approach him? did they give him an opportunity to put the weapon down, whatever it was? why did they shoot as many times as they did. i would like to know if the kid was shot in the back at all. it sounds like he turned around. very difficult to believe a young man would point a gun, a toy gun like that at a police officer. that is not to say the police could not have a reasonable good faith belief that the weapon was a real gun given the size and have a right to respond to that. what you want to do is examine me an
Oct 28, 2013 5:00am PDT
andy lopez. last week a sheriff's deputy shot the teenager seven times, killing him. lopez was carrying a replica gun designed to look like an assault rifle. authorities say he did not follow orders to drop his weapon and instead raised the barrel of the replica gun toward the deputy. the fbi is conducting an independent investigation. >> the alameda county sheriff's office is investigating a senior care facility accused of awanding 14 patients. authorities say patients at the valley springs manor were left with only a cook a janitor and a caretaker for two days last week. the rest of the employees left after the state ordered the facility temporarily be shut down. the remaining workers eventually became alarmed and called the sheriff's office. officials say the owner of the nursing home also owns facilities in oakland and modesto. those were shut down last week as well. >> almost a year after superstorm sandy devastated the northeast a historic tourist designation is set to reopen. ellis island sustained severe damage during that storm, at one point it was under eight feet of water. si
Oct 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
their final good-bye to andy lopez. a police officer shot and killed the 13-year-old because he appeared to be carrying an assault rifle. it turned out to be a plastic gun. a preliminary autopsy report says the officer fired eight rounds at the scene and andy lopez died of bullets to the chest and right hip. >>> o.j. simpson's south florida mansion will be auctioned off online. a judge signed off on the deal to sell his lavish home. according to reports, the property's >>> and then in weather. take a look at this. wirnd wonderland for some folks out west. an averaging of 4 to 7 inches fell in parts of wyoming and -- we wish those folks. good luck with that today. >> winter here we come. >> new jersey governor chris christie is spending today visiting communities impacted by superstorm sandy. today marks one year after that tragic storm. there is still a long way to go for many people hit by sandy. in seaside heights, that's right. on the jersey shore, millions of reported to rebuild only to have a massive fire destroy part of the boardwalk that was ravaged by sandy. and really a one-two
Oct 30, 2013 3:00am PDT
't have it on? it would be the exact same thing that 13-year-old andy lopez was carrying when his was killed by police. his did not have the orange tip at the end of the barrel. in a moment we'll talk about the case with former nypd detective harry halk. dan simon will remind you what this story is all about. >> reporter: classmates and friends of 13-year-old andy lopez carried his casket into the santa rosa church for his funeral. his drought parents seen entering the service which was filled to capacity. classmates remember lopez fondly. >> andy was a nice person. he would always make you smile and laugh anytime you were sad. he was loved. >> reporter: but with the grief he was outraged. >> what do we want? >> justice. >> reporter: hundreds of protesters took to the streets tuesday, many of them teenagers skipping school. demanding justice for lopez, gun down by a sheriff's deputy last week who parentally thought the teenager posed a deadly threat holing what turned out to be a gun, an ak-47 replica. some think the deputy and his partner showed poor judgment or worse, deliberate
Oct 31, 2013 7:00am PDT
quarantine at the animal shelter. >>> the deputy who shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez says he can't remember if he identified himself as law enforcement before opening fire and shooting and killing that young man. both dispatch records and eyewitness reports show that only about ten seconds passed between the time the deputy confronted lopez and the actual shooting. >> meantime, hundreds of people take to the streets of santa rosa again chanting andy over and over. they want justice for the teen's death. last week a deputy as we pointed out mistook the boy's replica gun for an ak-47 and shot lopez seven times. those marching believe the shooting was unnecessary and hope to make a change. the fbi now investigating this shooting. >>> right now a check on the halloween forecast. christina loren says perfect for getting all of the candy you can. >> that's right. trying to eat it all at once. that's a bad idea. good morning to you. as you can see here looking really good to start the day. this is from high atop san bruno mountain. looking really clear at this point. as a result all of
Oct 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
.com for the latest. >>> they will say their final good-bye to a 13-year-old boy named andy lopez. a police officer shot and killed the teen because the boy appeared to be carrying an assault rifle. it turned out to be a plastic gun. cnn's dan simon has the story. >> reporter: outrage at a northern california town. an ak-47 replica, a toy pellet gun, mistakingly identified by a sheriff's deputy for the real thing. the veteran officer firing, killing him. >> the reports are that he asked the boy to drop the weapon. and he didn't drop it. >> andy was not the type, believe me. if he knew it was a sheriff, if he was asked, andy would have dropped it, you know, i -- i don't believe that at all. >> reporter: friends and neighbors in santa rosa have held rallies, calling the shooting a combination of unnecessarily force and racism. some allege the shooter was profiled because he was hiss sb spannic walking through a low income neighborhood. >> i understand the community is angry. this is a horrible tragedy. >> reporter: the county sheriff told us he couldn't go into details of the case but he confirmed th
Oct 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
schooler shot dead by a sheriff's deputy is expected to be laid to rest. 13-year-old andy lopez was carrying two fake guns when he was killed on a california street. mourners gathered yesterday to pay their respects. many of them wore white to honor the young boy. cnn affiliate kgo reports that the local sheriff is cooperating in an fbi investigation. the sheriff has also expressed his sympathy. >>> and it is like something straight out of a hollywood script. four inmates make a daring escape from an oklahoma jail leaving the town on edge. new in the next hour of "newsroom" we'll speak with the county sheriff and ask him about the search for the four men and if he thinks they got any outside help, that's straight ahead at 10:00. are you flo? yes. is this the thing you gave my husband? well, yeah, yes. the "name your price" tool. you tell us the price you want to pay, and we give you a range of options to choose from. careful, though -- that kind of power can go to your head. that explains a lot. yo, buddy! i got this. gimme one, gimme one, gimme one! the power of the "na
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